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California Wing History & Heritage

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Col Ross E. Veta, CAP

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California Wing Commander from 23 September 2019 to present.

Seventh CAP Leadership Meeting Today - 3 February 1963

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Newspaper article published 3 February 1963 in the Independent/Press-Telegram.

Telegram - 8 December 1941

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Telegram from F.H. LaGuardia, U.S. Director of Civilian Defense, to The Honorable Colbert L. Olsen, Governor of California, regarding appointment of Bertrand Rhine as Commander of California Wing - Civil Air Patrol

Gathering of Eagles - 2003

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Eight former commanders of California Wing join the current Commander, Vol Virginia Nelson, at the 2003 California Wing Conference. From left: Col Virginia Nelson, Col Larry Myrick, Col Byron Brammer, Col Angelo Porco, Col Ernie Pearson, Col Ed…

California Wing Commanders

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Photos of all California Wing commanders displayed in the hallway at Wing Headquarters, Van Nuys ANG Base

Col Jon Stokes, CAP

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California Wing Commander from 27 Aug 2011 to present

Col Angelo A. Porco, CAP

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California Wing Commander from 30 Aug 1993 - 5 May 1996. He died 17 Aug 2014.

Col Virginia M. Nelson, CAP

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California Wing Commander from 18 Oct 2003 - 24 Mar 2007. She was appointed Pacific Region Vice Commander in 2013.

Col V. Lee White, CAP

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California Wing Commander from 20 Sep 1986 - 21 Apr 1990.

Col Howard L. Brookfield, CAP

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California Wing Commander from 14 Mar 1969 - 13 Mar 1971 and 27 Aug 1972 - 1 Feb 1973. He served as Pacific Region Commander from 7 Sep 1973 - 1 Jan 1979, and as National Commander from xxx - xxx.